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We're Number One: "Best Bang for the Buck in the West"

September 6, 2017

A national ranking that spotlights colleges that "help non-wealthy students attain marketable degrees at affordable prices" has listed UW Tacoma the number one "best bang for the buck in the West."

Students at Tacoma's Mt. Tahoma High School celebrate admission to UW Tacoma.

Being Thunderbirds, Becoming Huskies

March 22, 2017

When 39 Mount Tahoma T-Birds recently celebrated their admission to UW Tacoma, they were welcomed by a Husky who is one of their own.

Amanda Figueroa

Lighting the Way

February 13, 2017

UW Tacoma's Amanda Figueroa is using her love of science and advocacy to help students succeed.

Aisha Ali

Aisha's Story

October 21, 2016

UW’s Dream Project brought Aisha Ali to UW Tacoma. UW Tacoma’s Pathways to Promise reaches out to students in eight area school districts.

Pathways to Promise at Tacoma's Lincoln High School. Photo by Cody Char.

Setting an Encouraging Course

March 21, 2016

A college-going culture-building partnership with five local school districts connects youth to their bright futures.

UW Tacoma Convocation

Record Enrollment Drives Diversity, Access

November 17, 2015

As one of the fastest-growing public university campuses in Washington, UW Tacoma is fulfilling its mission of offering a great UW education and great access.

Chris Minish, UW Tacoma first-year student in 2015

Chris Minish: Making His Choice

October 2, 2015

First-year student Chris Minish didn't imagine UW Tacoma as an option. Now he dreams of a job in computer graphics.

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